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Ebola

Ebola

John Piper
Donald Trump has sent in recent days a series of panicky tweets. July 31: “Ebola patient will be brought to the U.S. in a few days… KEEP THEM OUT OF HERE!” Aug. 1: “Stop the EBOLA patients from entering the
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Does Christian Hedonism Confuse Joy and Faith?

John Piper
In episode 398, Pastor John explains the difference between faith and joy and their place in Christian Hedonism.
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The Majesty of the Teacher in the Sermon on the Mount

The Majesty of the Teacher in the Sermon on the Mount

John Piper
I was struck again recently by the outrageous claims Jesus makes about himself in the Sermon on the Mount, which is most famous collection of Jesus’s ethical teachings.
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To a Spouse Considering Divorce

John Piper
In episode 397, Pastor John offers counsel and hope to spouses considering divorce.
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Why Sex Is Not the Root of Sexual Sins

John Piper
In episode 396, we share an excerpt from a sermon that Pastor John gave in 2008 on why sex is not the root of sexual sin.
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Three Ways Our Deeds Relate to Our Salvation

Three Ways Our Deeds Relate to Our Salvation

John Piper
I invite you to ponder the following three ways to speak of our works in relationship to our salvation. And, if you agree that these are biblical, let’s strive to speak with the kind of care that does not nullify one when affirming another.
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Goodbye, Burger King?

John Piper
In episode 394, Pastor John gives his reasons for why he is choosing not to eat at Burger King.
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Responding to God According to His Word

John Piper
One of the main lessons from Nehemiah 9 and 10 — indeed from all the Bible — is that God does not exist for the sake our enjoying Biblical stories; biblical stories exist for the sake of our enjoying God. …
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Does God Delight in Me?

John Piper
In episode 393, Pastor John discusses how God loves us by making much of us.
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J.I. Packer on Living to the End “Flat Out”

J.I. Packer on Living to the End “Flat Out”

John Piper
If we are to live “flat out” and full of zeal to the end, the key is hope. “Zeal should be unflagging every day, all day, and all the way. But if this is to happen, zeal must be fed by hope.”
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Don’t Waste Your Life

John Piper
In episode 392, we share an excerpt from a message given by Pastor John in 2008 on the unwasted life.
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Is God Fed Up with Me?

John Piper
In episode 391, Pastor John gives hope to those who feel like God may be fed up with them.
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For Single Men and Women (and the Rest of Us)

John Piper
This article appeared originally as John Piper’s foreword to the book Recovering Biblical Manhood and Womanhood. We know you are there — more sixty million singles in America. And we are listening. One of the most important things we…
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What Is God’s Glory?

John Piper
In episode 390, Pastor John attempts to define the glory of God.
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A First Glimpse at ‘Look at the Book’

A First Glimpse at ‘Look at the Book’

John Piper
UPDATE: Look at the Book is now live. Some of you may recall from my legacy post that I feel an excited sense of calling for this next chapter of my life to take people with me into the…
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Breathed Out by God

Breathed Out by God

John Piper
When we find lists in the Bible, we should ask how the items in the list relate to one another. In 2 Timothy 3:14–17, Paul says Scripture is profitable for teaching, reproof, correction, and training. Pastor John tries to identify, explain, and differentiate each reason for continuing in the Word.
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Satan Disarmed, Sin Forgiven, Soul Alive

Satan Disarmed, Sin Forgiven, Soul Alive

John Piper
Since Satan still “prowls around like a roaring lion” (1 Peter 5:8), in what sense is he disarmed (Colossians 2:15) or nullified (Hebrews 2:14) or bound (Mark 3:27)? One of the most beautiful passages in the Bible about the astonishing…
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The World Needs Women Ministers

John Piper
In episode 388, Pastor John discusses the importance of women as ministers.
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The Mystery of Sorrowful Rejoicing

John Piper
In episode 387, we share an excerpt from a sermon preached by Pastor John in 2005 regarding rejoicing in suffering.
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Does God Verbally Speak to Me?

John Piper
In episode 386, Pastor John discusses the ways that God speaks to us through his word.
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How Do I Change?

John Piper
In episode 385, we use an excerpt from a sermon Pastor John preached in 2009 to answer the question, "How do I change?"
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